Majestic canopied streets, exquisite architecture and breathtaking sunset waterfront views only begin to describe the historic Sapphire Shores-Indian Beach neighborhoods in Sarasota. This Bayfront community has over 1,000 residences ranging from 1920's Mediterranean Revival to 1950's ranches and the famous modern vernacular of Sarasota School of Architecture. It's boundaries begin just south of the John and Mable Ringling Museum and just north of the Whitaker Bayou and borders the Sarasota Bay. Downtown Sarasota is only 5 minutes away and only 15 minutes to St. Armand's Circle and Lido Key.
This unique neighborhood has the City's oldest neighborhood watch program and annual dues is only $20 per year. This active community shares in an annual garage sale, picnic and has a newsletter and active website. Within close proximity to the VanWezel Performing Arts Center, Asolo Performing Arts Theatre, Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Orchestra, Ringling College of Art and Design, University of South Florida and New College.